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CYCLE_D VERSION 4.0: Theoretical Vapor Compression Cycle Design Program

Published

Author(s)

J S. Brown, Piotr A. Domanski, Eric Lemmon

Abstract

This paper presents Version 4.0 of the CYCLE_D: NIST Vapor Compression Cycle Design Program. The model can simulate a basic subcritical or transcritical refrigeration cycle, both with or without a liquid-line/suction-line heat exchanger. In addition, the model can simulate a subcritical two-stage economizer cycle, a subcritical three-stage economizer cycle, and a subcritical two-stage compression cycle with intercooling. The model is a user-friendly tool for screening the performance of single-component refrigerants and refrigerant mixtures.
Proceedings Title
3rd IIR Conference on Thermophysical Properties and Transport Processes of Refrigerants
Conference Dates
June 23-26, 2009
Conference Location
Boulder, CO, US

Citation

Brown, J. , Domanski, P. and Lemmon, E. (2009), CYCLE_D VERSION 4.0: Theoretical Vapor Compression Cycle Design Program, 3rd IIR Conference on Thermophysical Properties and Transport Processes of Refrigerants, Boulder, CO, US, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=901543 (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created April 8, 2009, Updated October 12, 2021